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Trade Liberalization and Child Labor: A Case Study of Pakistan


  • Muhammad Nawaz


  • Muhammad Nasir


  • Amanat Ali


  • Waheed Chaudhry



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  • Muhammad Nawaz & Muhammad Nasir & Amanat Ali & Waheed Chaudhry, 2011. "Trade Liberalization and Child Labor: A Case Study of Pakistan," Transition Studies Review, Springer;Central Eastern European University Network (CEEUN), vol. 18(2), pages 361-376, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:trstrv:v:18:y:2011:i:2:p:361-376 DOI: 10.1007/s11300-011-0198-y

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    1. Edmonds, Eric V. & Pavcnik, Nina, 2006. "International trade and child labor: Cross-country evidence," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(1), pages 115-140, January.
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    Child labor; Trade liberalization; Trade sanctions; GDP per capita; Cointegration; F16; J21;

    JEL classification:

    • F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure


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